500+ pound endangered turtle found dead near Destin, FL — Officials ‘might’ perform necropsy

Turtle found at Meigs Park weighed in at 520 (VIDEO, PHOTOS), NW Florida Daily … Read more >>

Beached sperm whale dies in Destin, FL — “Bleeding profusely” reported witnesses (PHOTO)

UPDATE: Beached whale euthanized, necropsy planned (PHOTOS), Destin Log, February 02, 2011:

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Massive BP operation digs up beach in Santa Rosa, FL looking for buried oil — Coast Guard “wouldn’t elaborate” and workers “refused to comment” (PHOTOS)

60-man crew digs for tar balls in South Walton as a part of ‘normal … Read more >>

Chairman of Surfrider chapter in NW Florida “tested positive last month for large quantities of volatile solvents in his blood”

“Underwater oil plumes may be washing up along beaches that appear clean to the eye” … Read more >>

“Contaminated”: USF Researcher finds BP’s oil covering entire beach & indicates dispersant in coastal lake — Apologizes to public for listening to officials that this part of Florida was OK

USF researchers: Ultraviolet tests show ‘contaminated’ beach, Walton Sun, October 15, 2010:

A researcher …

“Remarkable” says expert: “Knee-deep in the slime” on Destin, Florida beach — “Hard to say” if from BP’s oil (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Local says BP is ‘killing everything;’ biologist, boat captain beg to differ (PHOTOS, VIDEO … Read more >>

MYSTERY: “Sheets form a thin layer on top of the sand and can easily be picked up in big chunks” — ‘Expert’ doesn’t know what it is (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Local says BP is ‘killing everything;’ biologist, boat captain beg to differ (PHOTOS, VIDEO … Read more >>

Cleanup worker: “Body parts started washing up”… hands, arms, leg — Told “don’t say anything” (VIDEO)

BP Contract Worker “Trenches Dug To Bury Oil On Beaches”, pcolagregg, October 8, 2010:

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Destin, FL: “Smelly black mat, hundreds of yards long” trapping marine life; “Nothing but pitch black water” with “sludge-like” waves — BP SAYS “SEAWEED”, NO OIL (VIDEO)

Black Sludge Washes Up in Destin, WEAR ABC 3, September 6, 2010: Transcript Summary

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INLAND fish kill near Destin, FL: Reporter says “red plume replaced the visible bottom” & “Oily sheen with a foamy, bubbling substance with reddish stringy globs” — BP DENIES LINK

In today’s article, Fears of oil in inland waters grow after fish kill, the … Read more >>